Your Personal Brand

Part Time Work: The Case for Multiple Jobs

I was in high school when I got my first part-time job in a fast food restaurant. After high school and upon entering college, I found part-time work as a gas station clerk and also signed up for several internships. After coll...

Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?

Starting from a young age girls are told how beautiful they are. The tomboy, the ballerina, the first grader with glasses, and the girl who may be a few pounds heavier than her skinny best friend are all constantly told that th...

Mom, Dad, and Your Interview

I flipped the first time I learned of the new interviewing tactic some twenty-somethings were employing in their job search: Mom, or Dad, or both were accompanying them on their job interviews. HUH?? My first thought jumped to ...


Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...

Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...

You’re Not That Busy.

I know, I know. That headline is bound to irk a few people. It irked a few people when the Harvard Business Review posted a blog on this very topic last week, pleading people to stop complaining about how busy they were. That p...


Doubt Our Doubts

Who told us that we couldn’t? Who said that you weren’t enough? Who decided you weren’t important? That what you want to do isn’t exactly right? Sometimes it’s our past.  Sometimes it’s our blessed, dear loving wel...

Back to School – Back to You

Around this time each year we’re bombarded with back to school madness. The free spirit of summer is wrangled up as we organize, prepare, and plan out the rest of the year. At this point in your life, you probably aren’t bu...

A Beginner’s Guide to Wine [Infographic]

The day you prayed for finally arrived! You’ve been invited to the boss’s home for one of her famous wine-tasting events — a sure sign that you’ve arrived in the ‘circle of trust’, however yo...


8 Ways to Spice Up Your Work Week

When the workplace gets slow and complacent, it can seem boring even if you are in a job you love. With a few small changes though, you can turn your boring work week into an exciting one. Here are 8 ways to spice up your work ...